Guide Report and Photos for April 2016

Hi all again! This is Russell Temu, an ADS professional guide based in Tanzania, East Africa. I just finished my most recent safari with a group of five guests from the USA. The end of the green season including March, April and May is one of my favorite seasons to be out on safari in the famous Serengeti and Ngorongoro Ecosystems. The wildlife viewing is usually amazing during this time of year and this safari certainly did not disappoint. I guided five guests from the …

Antelopes of the Serengeti

A few weeks ago I posted about some of the more unusual animal inhabitants of the Serengeti entitled The Bizarre, Quirky, Rare and Deadly. This week we will take a look at the Antelopes of the Serengeti. One of the main reasons the Serengeti is commonly regarded as the finest national park in Africa is the incredible diversity of large animals that coexist within the ecosystem. A perfect example of this diversification is seen in the Antelope species. I count 16 different species of antelope …

The Bizarre, Quirky, Rare and Deadly

Pangolin

Let’s face it. There are a handful of animals, namely the famous ‘Serengeti Seven’ (lion, elephant, cheetah, rhino, leopard, giraffe and hippo), that steal the show and occupy the majority of focus and attention for most safari enthusiasts. Of course, in the Serengeti there is also the legendary wildebeest and zebra migration, which is justifiably considered one of the most amazing wildlife spectacles on the planet. With all this easily seen eye candy, one may inadvertently neglect looking out for some of the ‘not so …